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Fantasy books part II

"Remington, Ayn and the Corporation"

In which we investigate the links between Ayn Rand, Remington Rand and the RAND corporation and 200 pages later come to the reluctant conclusion that there aren't any.
(there is a false suggestion that Ayn Rand got the name from a Remington Rand typewriter which rather fails the 'did Remington Rand put the name Rand on typewriters?' question, the answer to which is on the whole not, apart from some in the mid 30s which is obviously too late ).
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